NAGAON, Nov 30: ‘Ranangan Sanman 2021’ will be ceremonially presented to noted Assamese novelist and litterateur Rita Chaudhary on December 3 at the auditorium of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev Vishwavidyalaya here at Nagaon.
The pioneer publication of the district – Ranangan publication is presenting the award to a noted Assamese litterateur, intellectual or a social activist every year. Noted Assamese litterateur, intellectual and journalist Lt Humen Borgohain was conferred with the award last year.
The award contains memento, Gamusa, Cheleng Sador, Sorai, appraisal letter and cash of Rs 10,000, a release added.
Around 12 years ago, two youngsters – respectively Sanjib Bora and Mintu Das of Nagaon set up the Ranangan publication at a rented house near Uttar Haiborgaon and started their hardship journey with an Assamese weekly – Ranangan.
The same youngsters after overcoming a slew of obstacles on their way have designed their dreams and regularly publish a monthly magazine as well as an Assamese weekly newsletter in the same name. Besides, the youths also started a web portal news channel recently by the same name – Ranangan.